Hiring a Temporary Employee

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Human Resources (HR) has created temporary applicant pools to help departments identify someone to fill a temporary need within their departments.  

Benefits To Your Department

  • Ready pool to use on your timeline
  • Minimize a gap in services
  • More cost effective than a temp agency
  • Flexibility with full-time or part-time employment

Position Types Available

Position
Type
Position Description Employment
Description
Staff Assistant
Incumbents of this position will spend a majority of their work time performing a combination of administrative tasks that may include: personnel, budgeting, data analysis, marketing and purchasing.

Can be hired to work full or part time up to 1 year

 

Can be hired hourly or annual salaried

Office Assistant
Incumbents of this position will spend the majority of their work time performing a combination of clerical tasks which may include: general office support, basic calculations, typing, record keeping, filing, mail and supply, data entry, data verification and inventory functions.

Can be hired to work full or part time up to 89 days

 

Must be hired as hourly

Note: 2088 is the standard number of hours used by the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) to determine hourly rates.

Procedure For Hiring a Temporary Employee

What to Expect From HR

  1. Create an invited only posting
  2. Copy in a list of potential candidates into your posting
  3. Notify you when the applicant list is available

Hire a Candidate

  1. Review, interview and make a selection based on your employment needs
  2. Submit a hiring proposal through UB Jobs to HR for final approval
  3. Make an offer to the selected candidate
  4. Conduct a background check (if applicable)
  5. Process your ePTF

Contact an Expert

Recruitment Support

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Anthony Grieco

Recruitment and Position Specialist

State Workforce Planning and Recruitment

120 Crofts Hall

Phone: 716-645-4483; Fax: 716-645-2724

Email: ajgrieco@buffalo.edu

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Kevin Johnson

Recruitment and Position Specialist

State Workforce Planning and Recruitment

120 Crofts Hall

Phone: 716-645-4436; Fax: 716-645-2724

Email: kmj42@buffalo.edu

Delorian Miller.

Delorian Miller

Recruitment and Position Specialist

State Workforce Planning and Recruitment

120 Crofts Hall

Phone: 716-645-4432; Fax: 716-645-2724

Email: dem34@buffalo.edu

Melanie Phillips.

Melanie Phillips

Recruitment and Position Specialist

State Workforce Planning and Recruitment

120 Crofts Hall

Phone: 716-645-4438; Fax: 716-645-2724

Email: mmm49@buffalo.edu

Brendan Tom.

Brendan Tom

Recruitment and Position Specialist

State Workforce Planning and Recruitment

120 Crofts Hall

Phone: 716-645-4529; Fax: 716-645-2724

Email: bjtom@buffalo.edu

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